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 Hun’gary Water.Hungr (hunger). 
E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
Hunger seasons Food.
English:   1
“Hunger is the best sauce.”
“Hunger is good kitchen meat.”
   French:   2
“Il n’y a sauce que d’appétit.”
“L’appétit assaisonne tout.”
   Latin:   3
“Optimum condimentum fames.” (Socrates.)
“Optimum tibi condimentum est fames, potionis sitis.” (Cicero.)
“Manet hodieque vulgo tritum proverbium: Famem efficere ut crudæ etiam fabæ saccharium sapiant.” (Erasmus.)
   Italian:   4
“La fame e il miglior intingolo.”
“Appetito non vuol salsa.”
   The contrary:   5
“The full soul loatheth a honey-comb.” (Prov. xxvii. 7.)
“It must be a delicate dish to tempt the o’ergorged appetite.” (Southey.)
“He who is not hungry is a fastidious eater.” (Spanish.)
“Plenty makes dainty.”

 Hun’gary Water.Hungr (hunger). 


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